SESRIC





On-the-job Training on ‘Technology Incubation and Transfer’
 
Date : 17 June - 09 August 2019 Venue : Kocaeli - Turkey

SESRIC organised an on-the-job training course on “Technology Incubation and Transfer” on 10 June-09 August 2019 in Kocaeli, Turkey within the scope of the Reverse Linkage Project between Sudan and Turkey on Capacity Development of the Africa City of Technology (ACT).

Eight technical staff from ACT received on-job training for eight weeks at the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Marmara Technopark (MARTEK).

The trainees also attended lectures on the following topics:

 

  • Introduction to Business Models
  • Business Concept Development
  • Business Growth Strategies
  • Understanding the Market and Industry
  • Marketing of Products or Services
  • Human Resources Management and Operations
  • Strategic Management
  • Introduction to Technology Development and Free Zones (Acceptance, Regulations, Tax Exemptions, etc.)
  • Under staining Technology Transfer Office (TTO) Working Procedures and Principles
  • MARTEK Administration and Online System

The main objective of the Reverse Linkage Project between Sudan and Turkey is to promote technology localization in Sudan and, in particular, to enhance the capacities of ACT in the area of technology incubation. ACT was established in Khartoum in 2008 to encourage development and investment in various fields of technology.

The project is carried out in partnership between SESRIC, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Turkish Coordination and Cooperation Agency (TIKA), the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Marmara Technopark (MARTEK), Uludağ University Technology Development Zone (ULUTEK) and Africa City of Technology (ACT).

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